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PhoneGap Desktop 0.4.0 Released!

We’re happy to announce the release of PhoneGap Desktop 0.4.0, with support for PhoneGap templates! These templates help you build apps quickly with popular features like Push Notifications, Augmented Reality and frameworks like React and Framework7. We’ve also included and recommend our PhoneGap Star Track template for those who want...

PhoneGap Desktop App 0.3.4

PhoneGap Desktop 0.4.2 contains several bug fixes and some minor UI enhancements. For a full list of changes made, see the CHANGELOG below. Installation You can install the latest version of the PhoneGap Desktop App from our docs: Install on OS X Install on Windows What’s New For those interested...

PhoneGap Day US 2016 Resources

Adobe – Lehi, Utah This year's PhoneGap Day US event was held at the Adobe office in Lehi, Utah (just outside Salt Lake City) for the first time ever. The location offered beautiful scenery and provided attendees with a chance to ski or take in a film at the Sundance...

A Faster Hybrid App for the New Year

Background In case you missed it, the official release of Cordova iOS 4.0.0 was announced in December (and subsequently 4.0.1). It’s important to emphasize it not only due to it being a major version change but due to the significant app performance benefits it enables. By updating your iOS apps...

Intro to Framework7

Framework7 is an HTML framework for building iOS and Android apps and one of a set of open-source libraries and solutions from iDangero.us authored by Vladimir Kharlampidi. I spent some time evaluating it recently and was pleasantly surprised to see that it now has support for Material Design as well...

Sample PhoneGap App with ReactJS

ReactJS has been getting a lot of attention and recently I decided to dig in myself to see what all the hype is about. ReactJS comes from the developers at Facebook, which may contribute to the popularity of it due to being backed by a big company (think AngularJS and...

Choosing a Mobile Strategy: Part 2

This post is part 2 of a series on choosing a mobile strategy. Part 1 focused on providing a general overview of the approaches available and highlighted important characteristics of each. In this post we’ll cover more specific factors to consider when making your decision. We’ll also dig deeper into...

PhoneGap Docs Revamped

The PhoneGap team is excited to announce the long awaited and much needed updated to the PhoneGap Docs! We’ve completely redesigned the website and rewritten the content. The first release has focused on the Getting Started experience and more content is coming soon. Developers will be introduced to the different...

Apache Cordova Newsflash!

Recently there have been some significant updates in Cordova to be aware of if you haven't seen them already. These are included in the latest Cordova Android, Cordova Tools and Cordova Plugins releases this past week. Below is a summary of the highlights in case you missed them. Android 4.0.0...

Choosing a Mobile Strategy

Mobile App Development Choices This post is the first in a series examining different choices to be considered when choosing a mobile strategy. Comparison information is provided to help developers see where Adobe PhoneGap fits in and when it might be the right choice for your app. The main general...

Interactive Config Guide for PhoneGap/Cordova

One of the challenges we face as hybrid app developers is determining which configuration settings to use for any given app due to variances in operating systems and browser rendering engines across platforms. The config.xml file located in the root of your PhoneGap/Cordova apps when you create an app can...

PhoneGap Enterprise

What is it? PhoneGap Enterprise is a new enterprise offering from Adobe providing the ability for both developers and marketers to easily create and manage their mobile enterprise apps. This new offering includes a viewer app that can be downloaded from the app stores (iOS and Android currently) and allows...

Cordova/PhoneGap Version Confusion

The different versions of all things Cordova and PhoneGap can be pretty confusing to keep track of at times. Everyone may not be aware that there have been some recent decisions and changes made to how things will be handled with the Cordova project going forward. In summary, the platform...

Cordova/PhoneGap Version Confusion!

The different versions of all things Cordova and PhoneGap can be pretty confusing to keep track of at times. Everyone may not be aware that there have been some recent decisions and changes made to how things will be handled with the Cordova project going forward. In summary, the platform...

2 Quick Tips When Adding PhoneGap/Cordova Plugins

Here are a few quick tips when adding plugins in case you weren't aware of them previously: Useful command line shortcuts when adding a plugin: Add a specific version of a plugin using the @ syntax $ phonegap plugin add org.apache.cordova.camera@0.2.9 $ cordova plugin add org.apache.cordova.camera@0.2.9 Add multiple plugins batch...

Introducing the PhoneGap Developer App

If you haven't heard yet, there's a new PhoneGap Developer App available for testing your PhoneGap apps quickly. Using this new app, you can quickly test and code changes to your app from your desktop/laptop and see those changes reflected on your device immediately without having to rebuild, reinstall or...

PhoneGap Q&A Connect Session

Ray Camden and I will be hosting a PhoneGap Q&A Open Connect session to help answer your PhoneGap/Cordova questions next Wednesday, April 23rd at 1pm EST/10am PST. We've done this in the past but it's been awhile, so we thought it would be a good time to host another. We...

3 Cordova CLI Changes You Should Know About

If you're using the Cordova CLI (command line interface) to create Cordova/PhoneGap projects, then you should be aware of some recent tool updates that help make things easier when you update to this latest version (Cordova CLI version 3.3.1-0.3.1). Here are some changes I specifically want to highlight: The config.xml...

Totally Rad Topcoat!

If you haven't checked out Topcoat lately then you might be pleasantly surprised to see some of the latest happenings. Topcoat version 0.6 recently became available and the details of the release can be found here. I wanted to highlight a couple of the latest events and also show off...

Quick Start Guide to PhoneGap+AngularJS

I've created a sample mobile application to help developers get started building mobile applications with PhoneGap and AngularJS quickly. The sample application includes view navigation, some standard user interface components and code to help avoid common pitfalls in mobile application development (click delays etc). Below are a few screenshots showing...

Fun with AngularJS!

ecently it that AngularJS, an MVC style JavaScript framework from Google, has been gaining more momentum. I've been curious about it for awhile and when I read this article recently, I decided it was finally time to give it a whirl. I was pleasantly surprised with what I found. I...

Introducing Adobe TechLive!

Our team has been busy working on a new initiative called Adobe TechLive, a place where we'll be hosting interactive online webinars on various topics. Some upcoming topics include Adobe's Create the Web tour introducing Adobe's latest new tools and web technologies, a PhoneGap Open Session where you can come...